MGNE Juried Members Exhibition at the The Rhode Island Watercolor Society: October 2 – November 5, 2021


Submissions to the exhibition were open to all artists who reside in the United States. MGNE Membership or membership with the Rhode Island Watercolor Society was required. 

• Entry Process Opens: Jul 1, 2021
• Deadline for Entries: July 30, 2021
• Selection by Juror Announced: August 30, 2021
• Work to Arrive at Gallery: September 23, 2021
• Exhibition Dates: October 2 – November 5, 2021
• Artists’ Reception at RIWS: October 2, 2021, 12:30-2:30pm
• Virtual Artists’ Reception: October 21 at 6pm ET

ImPRESSive: Juried Members Exhibition

October 2, 2021- November 5, 2021

The Rhode Island Watercolor Society Gallery
Slater Memorial Park, 831 Armistice Blvd., Pawtucket, RI 02861

The Monotype Guild of New England announces the in-person juried exhibition “ImPRESSive” at the Rhode Island Watercolor Society in Pawtucket, RI. From the seventy-five works on display, juror Adrian Tió awarded three prizes:  1st place: $250, 2nd place: $150, 3rd place: $100.

In-Person Artist Reception: October 2, 2021 at 12:30-2:30pm ET
Virtual Artist Reception: October 21, 2021 at 6pm ET (Watch Here)


FIRST PRIZE: Adell Donaghue, Artist and Critic
SECOND PRIZE: Pigeon Series: Seizing the Moment
THIRD PRIZE: Unscripted


Karen Adrienne, Residuals
Lisa Barthelson, aii 1 & 5, Art in Isolation, Family Debris Diptych
Jeanne Borofsky, Uptown
Cathie Crawford, Inception
Alison Nicholson-Galick, Sea and Sediment #3
Amy Hourihan, Birches
Sasja Lucas, Yin Yang
Robert Maloney, Innerstate Layers 1
Ellen Roberts, Respite
Edda Sigurdardottir, Gray and Green Landscape

CLICK HERE to view the web gallery with all works on display in the exhibition.

JUROR: Adrian Tió received his fine arts training from Temple University (B.A. 1974), the University of Cincinnati (M.F.A. 1979), and studied at the Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy (1975-76). Residing in Mattapoisett, MA, Tió is a Professor of Fine Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and has exhibited nationally as well as regionally in drawing, painting and printmaking for over 40 years. To read more about Adrian Tió, follow the link to his website:

VENUE: Founded in 1896, The Rhode Island Watercolor Society (RIWS) is one of the oldest watercolor organizations in America. Their gallery, located in the JC Potter Casino Building, an historic lakeside boathouse in Slater Memorial Park, features an art gallery, library and studio space. They host frequent shows each year including a National Water Media Competition.

Please direct any questions to The MGNE Board of Directors thanks all of the volunteers and participants!